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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Imagine this scenario: A doctor tends to an emergency room patient, but instead of logging onto a computer or iPad for information about the patient's circumstances, she taps her Google Glass. Up pops triage details, nursing documentation, vital signs, and lab and radiology results to help the doctor with an assessment.
It's still in testing, but that's what Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is working toward in its ongoing experiment with Google Glass. "Emergency physicians work in a high-stress, fast-paced environment and must be able to quickly access information, filtering relevant information and making decisions based on evidence," the company said.
The Business of Going DigitalDigital business isn't about changing code; it's about changing what legacy sales, distribution, customer service, and product groups do in the new digital age. It's about bringing big data analytics, mobile, social, marketing automation, cloud computing, and the app economy together to launch new products and services. We're seeing new titles in this digital revolution, new responsibilities, new business models, and major shifts in technology spending.